Postgraduate entry requirements by region


Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Pakistan.

If you have a 4-year Undergraduate degree from an HEC recognised university in Pakistan you can be considered for admission onto most one year Taught Master programmes, however, you must have achieved a minimum of a First Class Bachelors Degree (Division 1).

Entry to our MBA programme

To be considered for entry to the MBA programmes, you must have a minimum of a First Class Bachelors Degree (Division 1) and at least three years' full-time work experience.

If you do not meet the minimum academic requirement, we may require you to complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) which is an internationally recognised assessment of analytical, numerical and verbal reasoning.

If we require you to take the GMAT, we would require a score of 600 as a minimum to qualify for our MBA, Executive MBA, or Strategic Leadership Certificate.

Full entry requirements for the MBA

Entry to our research programmes

If you have a master’s degree from an HEC recognised university in Pakistan you can usually be considered for postgraduate research programmes.

  • Master of Science by Research (MSc by Research)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

A research proposal is required in submitting your application.

However, entry requirements vary by programme, and you should check the detailed entry requirements are listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.

Degree Finder

How to write a research proposal

English Language requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of their nationality or country of residence. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific entry requirement by programme

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The International Recruitment Managers for this region are Rachael Parsons and Rupal Parikh.

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There are around 7,250 students from Asia currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.